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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Papyrius nitidus

Coconut Ant

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Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 27 Nov 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 27 Nov 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 27 Nov 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 27 Nov 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 30 Nov 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 28 Nov 2018 JackyF

Author's notes

Spread out colony, ants visible in first three photos. I have not seen this colony before. Wayne F also knows location. No sign of ants on nearby gum foliage.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 27 Nov 2018 10:12 AM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by
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